OXFORD, Ohio – The Miami hockey team remains where it was in the national rankings after the first week of its break in the schedule

The RedHawks are ranked No. 12 nationally in both the USCHO.com and USA Today/USA Hockey Magazine polls. MU closed out the 2013 portion of its regular season schedule with a 4-2 win over Denver on Dec. 7.

Minnesota is the top-ranked team in both polls.

Miami is idle from regular season play until a Jan. 10 game at Western Michigan. The RedHawks do play an exhibition against the USA Under-18 National Team on Dec. 31.